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Alex Bakman
Founder, Chairman Ecora Software
Founder and President, Ads2Sales
Founder and President, V-Kernel
Founder and President, Axensis

Alex Bakman is a serial entrepreneur with interests in Information Security and Audit, Compliance, Virtualization, amd Online Marketing. He is a published author, frequent speaker at industry conferences, and inventor with patents in US, UK. EU and Israel. Recently, Alex was recognized as the N.H Entrepreneur of the Year by the New HAmpshire High Tech Council

In 1999, Alex Bakman founded Ecora with a vision to provide cost-effective change and configuration management software solutions that solve real world IT issues. His company has since grown to about 100 employees supporting more than 3,500 customers worldwide. Ecora’s leading products have also received multiple industry awards validating Ecora’s market leadership and innovation.

Prior to Ecora, Bakman founded CleverSoft, Inc., a developer of monitoring solutions for Lotus Notes that was acquired by Candle Corporation. While at Candle, Bakman grew his business unit revenue from $1.2 million in 1996 to $12 million in 1999.

Bakman began his career in product development at IBM's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He subsequently joined IBM's Wall Street sales office, where he consulted for large financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Kidder Peabody, Prudential Securities, and Smith Barney.

Bakman graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and a minor in business administration from the American University in Washington D.C. He is a recognized expert in the areas of change and configuration management, client/server technology and systems, IT security, and regulatory compliance issues. He has been quoted in numerous technology and business publications, is the author of How to Deliver Client/Server Applications that Work, and presents at several conferences and events each year.